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UK supported climate satellite successfully launched in to Earth orbit
25 April 2018
UK supported climate satellite successfully launched in to Earth orbit

UK scientists are celebrating the successful launch of the newest Earth monitoring satellite in Europe's Copernicus programme, Sentinel-3B, from the Russian Plesetsk Cosmodrome on a Rockot at 17:57 GMT on Wednesday.

UK astronomers contribute to 3D map of a billion stars
25 April 2018
UK astronomers contribute to 3D map of a billion stars

British astronomers working on the international space mission Gaia have contributed to a revolution in our understanding of the Milky Way with the release today of a new 3-D map of over one billion stars in our Galaxy.

Oxfordshire students try their hands at engineering
20 April 2018
Oxfordshire students try their hands at engineering

A team of students from Oxfordshire have been hard at work designing a piece of equipment for a science facility that can test how electronics stand up to harmful cosmic ray particles.

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